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Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.

Author: George S. Patton (1885-1945)

Profession: American Army General during World War II

True courage is like a kite; a contrary wind raises it higher.

Author: John Petit-Senn (1792-1870)

Profession: French Poet

Good courage in a bad affair is half of the evil overcome.

Author: Plaut

Profession:

Courage in danger is half the battle.

Author: Titus Maccius Plautus

Profession: Roman Comic Poet

Courage consists not in hazarding without fear; but being resolutely minded in a just cause.

Author: Plutarch (46-120 AD)

Profession: Greek Essayist, Biographer

Courage stands halfway between cowardice and rashness, one of which is a lack, the other an excess of courage.

Author: Plutarch (46-120 AD)

Profession: Greek Essayist, Biographer

No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut.

Author: Channing Pollock

Profession: American Actor

Some have been thought brave because they didn't have the courage to run away.

Author: Proverb

Profession:

Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgment that something else is more important than fear.

Author: Ambrose Redmoon

Profession:

It is in great dangers that we see great courage.

Author: Jean Francois Regnard (1655-1709)

Profession: French Comic Dramatist

It is amidst great perils we see brave hearts.

Author: Jean Francois Regnard (1655-1709)

Profession: French Comic Dramatist

Woman and men of retiring timidity are cowardly only in dangers which affect themselves, but the first to rescue when others are in danger.

Author: Jean Paul Richter (1763-1825)

Profession: German Novelist

Courage consists not in blindly overlooking danger, but in seeing it, and conquering it.

Author: Jean Paul Richter (1763-1825)

Profession: German Novelist

A timid person is frightened before a danger, a coward during the time, and a courageous person afterwards.

Author: Jean Paul Richter (1763-1825)

Profession: German Novelist

Courage is doing what you're afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you're scared.

Author: Edward Vernon Rickenbacker (1890-1973)

Profession: American Aviator, World War I Ace